I just want to share a little success story of mine and give a little back to the forum that essentially led me to where I am now.
Firstly, I'd like to sincerely thank the entire community here at Warrior forum because 99% of the people here are very helpful and generous. If anyone reading this is completely new to warrior forum let me tell you that you have come to the right place
Quite literally, if it weren't for this forum I wouldn't be where I am today. All it took was a co-worker of my previous job to point me to this forum because I told him I wanted to make it big online, but had no reliable resources to do so. I virtually knew nothing about internet marketing. Fast forward to today, I have quit my job and doing internet marketing full time! No more serving indian food at minimum wage!!
I had to make this post because for the most part I was lurking the forum soaking in as much info as I could. After months of learning the ropes.. I still have tons to learn! But I know just enough to make my ends meet solely from internet marketing. This is an important lesson for all you newbies out there!!
You're probably sick and tired of hearing "Take Action!" but that is what it all boils down to. It's impossible to learn everything in internet marketing because everything changes so rapidly in this jungle.
So, to actually contribute to this wonderful community I decided to put together some tips that would hopefully benefit the complete newbies that are ready to dive into IM.
Firstly, if you'd like to have any success online, you must be willing to spend time AND money. Now, I don't mean you have to dish out thousands or even hundreds of dollars at the get-go. But having a few dollars in your budget for IM I would say is critical. I say this because spending money on quality IM products eliminates any trial and error that you would have to go through if you did it on your own. You can easily find yourself burnt out because you can't get anything substantial done without the help of specific information.
Secondly, FOCUS FOCUS FOCUS! This is one mistake I made when I started last August. However, I would have to say I don't really regret making this mistake AT FIRST. Since I was completely new to IM I wanted to find out what was the perfect mehtod for me to make a consistent income online. I tried all sorts of things, from promoting clickbank products, adsense blog sites, CPA and ghostwriting.
However, the more I knew the less focused I became in actually bringing in the money. So for you complete newbies, research the various methods there are to make bank and choose the one that is most suited to you and your personality. AND STICK WITH IT. Don't give up on it until you've reached your goals.
For me, I somewhat enjoyed writing so I decided to write articles for others right here on Warrior forum because I got instant cash (unlike clickbank, CPA and others which take weeks before you see a check) This is where I got my first taste of success. It was actually because of this that I was able to quit my job after a few of weeks.
So, to save you newbies from getting too distracted, I would urge you to find a method(may it be writing articles, graphics design, programming) that you think you would be good at and also enjoy. Don't get caught up in all the latest , newest methods to make money. Why? Because new methods come out EVERY DAY. That is where I went wrong. I have a pile of WSOs on my harddrive that I honestly haven't even tried out yet. Just remember, even though there are always new methods coming out, the fundamentals of IM will remain the same.
Because of my interest in writing articles, I have now branched off from writing for other people, to writing for MYSELF. I now have a couple of my own products on Clickbank that are ready to bring in sales. And don't ever think to yourself that you can't do what I'm doing. When I first started out, I couldn't see myself creating my own products because it seemed too complicated. But the truth is that it is dead simple!
However, I'm glad I first started off writing for other people, because then I knew what people expected and what I should do for my own products. Take things step by step.
Wow. I just realized how long this post is getting! I want to share more but I'll pause for now and let it soak in for any newbies that may be reading this. If people actually enjoyed reading this, I'll make another post in this thread for some more tips that I'd like to share. So let me know what you guys think
To everyone's success,
Ryan R. Tang